Army Museums

The Highlanders' Museum

The  Highlanders'  Museum

Facilities

YesCoach Parking
YesCar Parking
YesRestaurant/Cafe
YesToilets
YesLecture Room
YesShop

Other: Disabled access.

How to get there:
15 miles east of Inverness

The Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection) The museum reopened after refurbishment to visitors at the end of March 2013. It houses the Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection which is the private collection of a number of antecedent regiments with an association to Fort George for over 235 years. The museum comprises a unique collection of Gallantry Awards and Campaign medals, uniforms and accoutrements, weapons, paintings and prints, colours and pipe banners, mess plate, ceramics and other artefacts covering the history of the regiments as far back as 1778. The museum also has a comprehensive library and archive collection to which researchers are welcome and this includes original sources and published material of Fort George. Research: by appointment tel 0131 310 8703 Museum shop: tel 0131 310 8701

72nd (Highland) Regiment of Foot or (The Duke of Albany’s). 78th (Highland) Regiment of Foot or (the Ross- shire Buffs). 79th (Cameronian Volunteers) or Cameron Highlanders. Seaforth Highlanders. Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons). The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordon’s and Camerons). 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland Lovat Scouts Liverpool Scottish Overseas affiliated regiments 51st Highland Volunteers

Opening Hours:
1 Apr - 30 Sep: 0930 to 1730. 1 Oct - 31 Mar: 10000 - 1600.


The  Highlanders'  Museum

Address:
The Highlanders' Museum
Fort George,
Ardersier,
IV2 7TD

Tel: 0131 310 8702

Email:
info@thehighlandersmuseum.com

Web:
www.thehighlandersmuseum.com

Curator:
Mick Low MBE

Admission charges:
Adult: Free
Seniors: Free
Groups: By appointment
Children: Free
School Parties: By appointment

Others:
Entry charge to Fort